US Big Ag companies are paying farmers to go organic

Signal of change / US Big Ag companies are paying farmers to go organic

By Joy Green / 19 Sep 2016
Demand for organic food is outpacing supply in the US. Only 1% of farmland is currently organic, as farmers have to go through a 3 year transition process that can be complex and costly. Some big food manufacturers are now trying to reduce this barrier by offering financial incentives to farmers to go organic.


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